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" On Tuesday, April 13, he and Dr. Goldsmith and I dined at General Oglethorpe's. Goldsmith expatiated on the common topick, that the race of our people was degenerated, and that this was owing to luxury. JOHNSON. " Sir, in the first place, I doubt the... "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to the ... - Page 252
by James Boswell - 1835
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1791 - 516 pages
...degenerated, and that this was owing to luxury. JoHNSON. " Sir, in the firft place, I doubt the fac~t. I believe there are as many tall men in England now, as ever there were. But, fecondly, fuppofing the Mature of our people to be diminifhed, that is not owing to luxury ; for, Sir,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...degenerated, and that this was owing to luxury. JOHNSON. " Sir, in the first place, I doubt the fact. I believe there are as many tall men in England now,...people luxury can reach. Our soldiery, surely, are not-luxurious, who live on six-pence a day ; and the same remark will apply to almost all the other...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...degenerated, and that this was owing to luxury. JOHNSON. " Sir, in the first place, I doubt the fact. I believe there are as many tall men in England now,...people luxury can reach. Our soldiery, surely, are not luxurions, о ho live on six-pence a day ; and the same remark will apply to almost all the other classes....
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...degenerated, and that this was owing to luxury. JOHNSON. " Sir/m the first place, I doubt the fact. I believe there are as many tall men in England now...supposing the stature of our people to be diminished, thaj is not owing to luxury ; for, sir, consider to how very small a proportion of our people luxury...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821
...degenerated, and that this was owing to luxury. JOHNSON. " Sir, in the first place, I doubt the fact. I believe there are as many tall men in England now,...reach. Our soldiery, surely, are not luxurious, who 1 [There is a greater "variety of employments for men than for women: therefore the demand raises the...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821
...degenerated, and that this was owing to luxury. JOHNSON. " Sir, in the first place, I doubt the fact. I believe there are as many tall men in England now,...reach. Our soldiery, surely, are not luxurious, who 1 [There is a greater variety of employments for men than for women : therefore the demand raises the...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1822
..." Sir, in the first place, I doubt the fact. I believe there are as many tall men in England no\v, as ever there were. But, secondly, supposing the stature...surely, are not luxurious, who live on six-pence a day ; arid the same remark will apply to almost all the other classes. Luxury, so far as it reaches the...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: Including a ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1837
...in providing himnerated, and that this was owing to luxury. JoHNsON. ' Sir, I doubt the fact ; but supposing the stature of our people to be diminished,...small a proportion of our people luxury can reach. Luxury, so far as it reaches the poor, will do good to the race of people ; it will strengthen and...
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The miscellaneous works of Oliver Goldsmith, including a variety ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1837
...income in providing himnerated, and that this was owing to luxury. JOHNSON. ' Sir, I doubt tha fact; but supposing the stature of our people to be diminished,...small a proportion of our people luxury can reach. Luxury, so far as it reaches the poor, will do good to the race of people ; it will strengthen and...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: Letters from a citizen of ...

Oliver Goldsmith, Sir James Prior - 1837
...in providing himnerated, and that this was owing to luxury. JOHNSON. ' Sir, I doubt the fact ; but supposing the stature of our people to be diminished,...owing to luxury ; for, Sir, consider to how very small n proportion of our people luxury can reach. Luxury, so far as it reaches the poor, will do good to...
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